Archaeoprepona licomedes (Cramer, 1777)

Common Name:
Licomedes Prepona
Synonyms:

Papilio licomedes (Cramer, 1777)

Natural History:

Archaeoprepona licomedes has sparse occurrence throughout the year. In the central Amazon was recorded only in traps in the understory.

Distribution:
Brazil; Colombia; Peru; Suriname
Habitat:
forest
Feeding Adult:

Adults feed on rotten fruits,can be observed sucking mud puddles

Feeding Caterpillars:

Host-plants for Archaeoprepona are recorded species of de Annonaceae, Convolvulaceae, Lauraceae, Sterculiaceae, Moraceae, Malpighiacea (Beccaloni et al. 2008).

Publications:
Lamas G. (2004):
Atlas of neotropical Lepidoptera - Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. Book.: 1-439
Archaeoprepona licomedes dorsal

From dorsal

Specimen deposited in the Collection of Invertebrates INPA, Manaus, Amazonas

Archaeoprepona licomedes ventral

From ventral

Specimen deposited in the Collection of Invertebrates INPA, Manaus, Amazonas

archaeoprepona licomedes jb

Feeding on fermented banana baits

Jardim Botânico Adolpho Ducke, Manaus, Amazonas